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About Elementary School Counseling

The elementary years are a time when students begin to develop their academic self-concept and feelings of competence and confidence as learners.

They are beginning to develop decision-making, communication and life skills, as well as character values. It is also a time when students develop and acquire attitudes toward school, self, peers, social groups and family. 

source: The Essential Role of Elementary School Counselors (PDF) by the American School Counselor Association